In SF, pharmacy goods will be delivered in 15 mins via drone
Drones have recently been touted as an option for businesses to more quickly deliver products to consumers without having to send out a human driver, but the speed of the flying robots could have wide implications for healthcare. We’ve already seen Germany’s Defikopter project explore the possibility of getting defibrillators to heart attack victims before the paramedics even arrive, and now San Francisco’s QuiQui is set to offer 24/7 delivery of pills and prescriptions via drone. READ MORE…

In SF, pharmacy goods will be delivered in 15 mins via drone

Drones have recently been touted as an option for businesses to more quickly deliver products to consumers without having to send out a human driver, but the speed of the flying robots could have wide implications for healthcare. We’ve already seen Germany’s Defikopter project explore the possibility of getting defibrillators to heart attack victims before the paramedics even arrive, and now San Francisco’s QuiQui is set to offer 24/7 delivery of pills and prescriptions via drone. READ MORE…

Evening delivery service fills the gap left by major online retailers
Online shopping is more convenient for customers in multiple ways, but delivery of items can still be a pain for those who work in the daytime or otherwise can’t predict where they’ll be at the time of delivery. In the past, we’ve seen schemes such as Belgium’s Cardrops, which gives access to consumers’ car trunks wherever they happen to be. Now Luna aims to undercut major online retailers by providing the evening delivery service that they don’t. READ MORE…

Evening delivery service fills the gap left by major online retailers

Online shopping is more convenient for customers in multiple ways, but delivery of items can still be a pain for those who work in the daytime or otherwise can’t predict where they’ll be at the time of delivery. In the past, we’ve seen schemes such as Belgium’s Cardrops, which gives access to consumers’ car trunks wherever they happen to be. Now Luna aims to undercut major online retailers by providing the evening delivery service that they don’t. READ MORE…

In Brazil, tomorrow’s meal ingredients prepared and delivered in 24 hours
Parents are well aware of how difficult it can be to create a different meal from scratch every day of the week, given the amount of recipe research, shopping and preparation required. Now Brazilian service Gulala is offering members all of the ingredients for a wide number of recipes, prepped and delivered within 24 hours. READ MORE…

In Brazil, tomorrow’s meal ingredients prepared and delivered in 24 hours

Parents are well aware of how difficult it can be to create a different meal from scratch every day of the week, given the amount of recipe research, shopping and preparation required. Now Brazilian service Gulala is offering members all of the ingredients for a wide number of recipes, prepped and delivered within 24 hours. READ MORE…

In San Francisco, flowers hand-delivered in under 90 mins
Hyperlocalized businesses are becoming able to deliver goods at lightning-quick speeds thanks to the web, and we’ve already seen startups such as France’s L’appero offer aperitif bundles at any location in 45 minutes. Now BloomThat is hoping to do the same for flowers — picking, preparing and delivering fresh bouquets in under 90 minutes. READ MORE…

In San Francisco, flowers hand-delivered in under 90 mins

Hyperlocalized businesses are becoming able to deliver goods at lightning-quick speeds thanks to the web, and we’ve already seen startups such as France’s L’appero offer aperitif bundles at any location in 45 minutes. Now BloomThat is hoping to do the same for flowers — picking, preparing and delivering fresh bouquets in under 90 minutes. READ MORE…

Email addresses linked with physical location for item delivery
Given that people are always on the move, it can’t be guaranteed that they will be at home to receive their post, leading to failed deliveries. Belgium service Cardrops has already used consumers’ car trunks to ensure items are successfully delivered. Now, UK-based SoPost wants people to begin using their email addresses as a delivery location, which can be attached to multiple delivery points. READ MORE…

Email addresses linked with physical location for item delivery

Given that people are always on the move, it can’t be guaranteed that they will be at home to receive their post, leading to failed deliveries. Belgium service Cardrops has already used consumers’ car trunks to ensure items are successfully delivered. Now, UK-based SoPost wants people to begin using their email addresses as a delivery location, which can be attached to multiple delivery points. READ MORE…

In Belgium, delivery service uses car owners’ trunks
There are plenty of services that offer to take online shoppers’ packages for pickup at a time that suits them – take Miss Nev, PickupZone or UseYourLocal, for example. However, all of these ventures require the user to travel to a location in order to collect their goods. From Belgium, Cardrops is a system which delivers packages straight to car owner’s trunks. READ MORE…

In Belgium, delivery service uses car owners’ trunks

There are plenty of services that offer to take online shoppers’ packages for pickup at a time that suits them – take Miss NevPickupZone or UseYourLocal, for example. However, all of these ventures require the user to travel to a location in order to collect their goods. From Belgium, Cardrops is a system which delivers packages straight to car owner’s trunks. READ MORE…

Online order tracking tool for gift recipients
Slice is a California-based company that enables customers to view, track and organize their online purchases from different retailers, in one place for free. For the Christmas season they have launched an additional “Track with Friends” feature that allows users to send personalized notifications to gift-recipients, so those with gifts on the way can track their present without knowing what it is or how much it cost. READ MORE…

Online order tracking tool for gift recipients

Slice is a California-based company that enables customers to view, track and organize their online purchases from different retailers, in one place for free. For the Christmas season they have launched an additional “Track with Friends” feature that allows users to send personalized notifications to gift-recipients, so those with gifts on the way can track their present without knowing what it is or how much it cost. READ MORE…